Dance Hall

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It's MouseHunt's Sixth Birthday and the King has decided to get down! Building a giant Dance Hall in the Vacant Lot for everyone to dance and celebrate! Unfortunately, the loud music has also attracted some pesky uninvited partiers.

Description and Requirements

The Dance Hall is a special location first available during MouseHunt's Sixth Birthday event in 2014, requiring a minimum rank of Recruit to enter. Mice are unable to steal gold or points, but may steal multiple pieces of cheese if not caught.

The area includes a Heads-up Display to track progress in building the elements of a dance hall. When initially entering, the display includes a button to build the Dance Floor, with a pop-up hint of Build a dance floor to attract a conga line of mice! and a display message to "Hunt with Cupcake Colby to gather 60 Party Supplies and start rebuilding the Dance Hall!". Once built, the following message appears in the Hunter's Journal:

I built a Dance Floor!
Now that I've built a dance floor, a Conga Line of mice has formed to party down! I'll have to catch them in sequence to capture El Flamenco!
I earned 3 SUPER|brie+ and 2 Party Charms for upgrading the Dance Hall.

After reconstructing the dance floor, the HUD then tracks the progress on the Conga line, showing captured mice, the current target mouse, and protected mice still to be uncovered before reaching El Flamenco as the tenth mouse in the cycle. Hovering over the mice shows a pop-up The Conga Line is dancing up a storm! Catch the mice in order to unlock and defeat El Flamenco!. Each catch of a mouse in the Conga Line leaves the following message in the Hunter's Journal:

I caught a mouse in the Conga Line!
Another one bites the dust!

After catching El Flamenco, a new Conga Line is started with this message:

A conga line approaches!
Grim their eyes, heavy their feet,
a lockstep whirlwind of defeat.

Additionally, on the first capture of El Flamenco, this additional message appears:

I defeated El Flamenco in a dizzying dance battle!
To commorate his first defeat, I earned a special gift from the King: A DLU+ Gift Box!

On subsequent encounters, this message changes to:

El Flamenco got served!
His conga line dissolves in confusion.

Once the dance floor is unlocked, the bottom of the HUD shows five buttons for various further improvements to the dance hall, each available after earning a particular amount of Party Supplies, and each offering a reward and a message in the Hunter's Journal when built:

Addition Bonus Party
Supplies
Upgrade Message
Chaperone Table
Get Party Charms when you catch Terrible Twos Mice! 200 I built a Chaperone Table!

The authority given me by the Chaperone Table will help me loot more Party Charms when I catch Terrible Twos mice! I earned 3 SUPER|brie+ and 2 Party Charms for upgrading the Dance Hall.

Dance Leaderboard
Adds Cupcake Colby Cheese and Party Charms to your Dance Tournament rewards! 90 I built a Dance Competition Leaderboard!

The stern competition of the leaderboard will surely earn me more tournament rewards!
I earned 3 SUPER|brie+ and 2 Party Charms for upgrading the Dance Hall.

Buffet Table
Mice drop Cupcake Colby Cheese in addition to potions. 130 I built a Buffet Table!

With the Buffet Table working as a distraction, some overstuffed mice are now dropping Cupcake Colby!
I earned 3 SUPER|brie+ and 2 Party Charms for upgrading the Dance Hall.

Donkey Tail
Attract the Pintail Mouse who drops treasure scroll cases! 110 I built a Pin the Tail on the Donkey!

The Pintail Mouse has joined the party, and is dropping scroll cases!
I earned 3 SUPER|brie+ and 2 Party Charms for upgrading the Dance Hall.

Sound System
Gain +5 Luck while at the Dance Party! 160 I built a Sound System!

The pounding beats of Untz Untz Untz have cast the mice into a sandstorm trance, giving my trap +5 luck while at the Dance Party!
I earned 3 SUPER|brie+ and 2 Party Charms for upgrading the Dance Hall.

Making all five improvements leaves the following message in the Hunter's Journal:

The Dance Hall is complete!
I earned:
for completing the Dance Hall!

The Dance Leaderboard is retroactive in effect: if a hunter completes a tournament before building the leaderboard, but does not actually claim the tournament reward until after, the claimed reward will include the bonus cheese and charms.

Once the Buffet Table is in effect, the following message is left in the journal when a mouse drops extra Cupcake Colby cheese:

My Buffet Table provided the perfect distraction causing the XXX Mouse to drop bonus loot!

Once the Chaperone Table is in effect, the following message is left in the journal when a Terrible Twos is caught:

The Chaperones quickly checked its pockets, revealing some charms!
6 Party Charms were added to my inventory!

On the right of the Heads-up Display are indicators of useful supplies: a button to arm Cupcake Colby cheese with the hint Craft Cupcake Colby to catch the event mice!, a button to arm Party Charms with the hint Use Party Charms to loot more Colby Potions and Party Supplies!, an icon to track current Party Supplies inventory with the hint Gather Party Supplies to rebuild the Dance Hall!, and an icon to track current Cupcake Colby Potion inventory with the hint Use normal bait to gather Colby Potions.

Starting on 19 March 2014, it was possible for any mouse in the area to drop the Limited Edition collectible Exploded Lightshow, along with the following message in the Hunter's Journal:

Oh no! These high quality super expensive lights must have been hit by quite the power surge to have exploded like this!
Something must be going wrong with the power generator. Maybe the mice in the Meadow have some clues...

Once the hunter moves to the Meadow, it was possible for any mouse in that area to drop the Limited Edition collectible Drained Rocket Pack, along with the following message:

I found what appears to be a miniature rocket pack!
Its power cell appears to be entirely drained and a strange foreign magic seems to ebb around the unit.
Whoever owned this might have been the one who was messing with the power generator.
Tiny sooty footprints lead towards the Dance Hall! Perhaps you can find the owner there...

On returning to the Dance Hall, a hunter can now attract Moussile Mice; the first capture of this mouse will award the hunter with the Limited Edition collectible Inert Riftwood, along with this bonus message:

Capturing a Moussile Mouse revealed another clue!
I found a fragment of material that has faint traces of the same type of energy now being produced at the power generator.
The metal seems to fade in and out, as though it's from another plane of existence. Could this be evidence of the twisted world spilling further into our own? Could this be some sort of a rift opening?!
Clearly, the Moussiles are to blame for the generator sabotage!
Convinced I've learned all there is to know for now, the King gave me a reward!
30 King's Credits have been added to my inventory.

Shops

These are the shops that can be found in the Dance Hall:

Birthday Party Mice

Mouse Points Gold Mouse Group Cupcake Colby SUPER|brie+ Standard
Cheese
Loot
Bionic 300 550 Indigenous Mice X X Cupcake Colby
Cupcake Colby Potion
Birthday 900 750 Event Mice X 2014 Birthday Gift
Black Widow 480 10 Indigenous Mice X Ancient Relic
Cupcake Colby
Cupcake Colby Potion
SUPER|brie+
Breakdancer 1,500 950 Event Mice X Party Supplies
Buckethead 900 1,300 Event Mice X Party Supplies
Burglar 1,420 1,250 Indigenous Mice X X Brie cheese
Cupcake Colby
Cupcake Colby Potion
Gilded cheese
Dance Party 1,000 900 Event Mice X Party Supplies
Diamond 1,200 600 Indigenous Mice X X Cupcake Colby
Cupcake Colby Potion
Dinosuit 1,400 750 Event Mice X Party Supplies
Dumpling Chef 2,886 3,000 Followers of Furoma X Cupcake Colby
Cupcake Colby Potion
Dwarf 225 450 Indigenous Mice X X Cupcake Colby
Cupcake Colby Potion
El Flamenco 1 5,000 3,000 Event Mice X Disco Ball
Fairy 5,775 930 Forest Guild X X Cupcake Colby
Cupcake Colby Potion
Farmhand 1,000 1,400 Indigenous Mice X Cupcake Colby
Cupcake Colby Potion
Flawed Orb
Force Fighter Blue 1,750 1,750 Event Mice X Force Fighter Blue Action Figure
Party Supplies
Force Fighter Green 2,250 2,250 Event Mice X Force Fighter Green Action Figure
Party Supplies
Force Fighter Pink 2,000 2,000 Event Mice X Force Fighter Pink Action Figure
Party Supplies
Force Fighter Red 1,750 2,000 Event Mice X Force Fighter Red Action Figure
Party Supplies
Force Fighter Yellow 2,000 1,750 Event Mice X Force Fighter Yellow Action Figure
Party Supplies
Glitchpaw 3 1,200 1,200 Event Mice X X X
Gold 600 1,200 Indigenous Mice X X Cupcake Colby
Cupcake Colby Potion
Goldleaf 5,500 2,450 Forest Guild X X Cupcake Colby
Cupcake Colby Potion
Doobers
Granite 285 525 Indigenous Mice X X Cupcake Colby
Cupcake Colby Potion
Harpy 11,100 3,100 Forest Guild X X Cupcake Colby
Cupcake Colby Potion
Longtail 1,000 900 Indigenous Mice X X Cupcake Colby
Cupcake Colby Potion
Magic 2,000 1,250 Indigenous Mice X Party Supplies
Mole 550 500 Indigenous Mice X X Cupcake Colby
Cupcake Colby Potion
Marble cheese
Moussile 4 3,000 900 Event Mice X X X Aleth Essence
Inert Riftwood
Magic Essence
Nibbler 1,100 900 Indigenous Mice X Ancient Relic
Cupcake Colby
Cupcake Colby Potion
Para Para Dancer 2,200 1,000 Event Mice X Party Supplies
Party Head 2,000 2,000 Event Mice X Party Supplies
Pintail 2 1,200 1,000 Event Mice X Sealed Sixth Birthday Scroll Case
Party Supplies
Present 900 900 Event Mice X
Pugilist 700 600 Indigenous Mice X X Cupcake Colby
Cupcake Colby Potion
Samurai 5,000 850 Followers of Furoma X X Cupcake Colby
Cupcake Colby Potion
Satchel of Gold (500)
Combat Research (1,250 points)
Scruffy 250 400 Indigenous Mice X X Cupcake Colby
Cupcake Colby Potion
Flawed Orb
Silvertail 1,200 1,200 Indigenous Mice X Cupcake Colby
Cupcake Colby Potion
Simple Orb
Sleepwalker 1,300 900 Event Mice X Party Supplies
Speedy 950 900 Indigenous Mice X X Cupcake Colby
Cupcake Colby Potion
Steel 270 500 Indigenous Mice X X Cupcake Colby
Cupcake Colby Potion
Scrap Metal
Super FighterBot MegaSupreme 2,250 225 Event Mice X Crushed Birthday Cake Base
Party Supplies
Terrible Twos 800 1,100 Event Mice X Chocolate Birthday Cake Base
Party Supplies
White 70 100 Indigenous Mice X Cupcake Colby
Cupcake Colby Potion
Seven Leaf Clover Cap
Worker 300 2,200 Followers of Furoma X Cupcake Colby
Cupcake Colby Potion
Zombie 2,700 2,700 Indigenous Mice X X Brain Bits
Cupcake Colby
Cupcake Colby Potion

1 El Flamenco Mice could only be caught at the end of the Conga Line.
2 Pintails were only present after the Donkey Tail addition was completed.
3 Glitchpaw Mice were only present on 7 March 2014 after some unplanned downtime.
4 Moussile Mice could only be caught after collecting Exploded Lightshow and Drained Rocket Pack, starting on 19 March 2014.


Hunting Strategy

Regular cheese is used to hunt mice dropping Cupcake Colby Potions. Cupcake Colby cheese hunts birthday event mice that drop Party Supplies. Use of Party Charms increases loot rates, by doubling potion drops or adding an extra two supplies for each hunt that produces loot in the first place. The El Flamenco mouse can only be found at the end of each Conga line of 10 mice.

Hunting tips by Larry

Put on your dancing shoes and prepare to get down and groove! Well... once we get this place up and running again! Seems those pesky party mice have wrecked the interior and torn everything down! It looks like it's up to you to get this party started!

• Hunt with different types of cheese to find Cupcake Colby Potions.
• Arm Cupcake Colby to attract those party-pooping mice to recover precious Party Supplies.
• Collect enough Party Supplies to restore the Hip and Hop back into this hall!
• Once the Dance Floor has been restored, you can then use Party Supplies to spruce up the place by adding various upgrades to your dance hall.
• Party Supplies can also be used in the party shoppes to purchase some extra special items!

Make sure you do your best to party to the max and build all five upgrades to get a chance at the First Place Dance Hall Trophy to show off all your hard work!

The final and most important party commodity is the Disco Ball! This important item is being held by a mouse particularly interested in the expertise of dancing. Capturing this vermin will prove especially challenging due to a unique defense formation: a mouse conga line!

The Disco Ball is of such value that the shop keeper at the Dance Hall will sell you a new trap, as well as a variety of new trap skins, in exchange for a Disco Ball and some gold. So get out there and PARTY HARD!

Links



Locations
(quick reference)
Gnawnia:  • Meadow   • Town of Gnawnia   • Windmill   • Harbour
 • Mountain
Valour:  • King's Arms   • Tournament Hall   • King's Gauntlet
Whisker Woods:  • Calm Clearing   • Great Gnarled Tree   • Lagoon
Burroughs:  • Laboratory   • Toxic Spill   • Town of Digby   • Mousoleum   • Bazaar
Furoma:  • Training Grounds   • Dojo   • Meditation Room   • Pinnacle Chamber
Bristle Woods:  • Catacombs   • Forbidden Grove   • Acolyte Realm
Tribal Isles:  • Cape Clawed   • Elub Shore   • Nerg Plains   • Derr Dunes
 • Jungle of Dread   • Dracano   • Balack's Cove
Varmint Valley:  • Claw Shot City   • Gnawnian Express Station   • Fort Rox
Queso Canyon:  • Queso River   • Prickly Plains   • Cantera Quarry   • Queso Geyser
Rodentia:  • S.S. Huntington IV   • Slushy Shoreline   • Seasonal Garden   • Zugzwang's Tower
 • Crystal Library   • Iceberg   • Sunken City
Sandtail Desert:  • Fiery Warpath   • Muridae Market   • Living Garden
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Hollow Heights:  • Fungal Cavern   • Labyrinth   • Zokor   • Moussu Picchu
Rift Plane:  • Gnawnia Rift   • Burroughs Rift   • Whisker Woods Rift   • Furoma Rift
 • Bristle Woods Rift • Valour Rift
King's Party Zone:  • Great Gnawnian Games
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 • Ronza: Ronza's Traveling Shoppe
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Others:  • King's Stockade   • Vacant Lot